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Andrew Melville
b. August 1, 1545 – d. 1622 • Church Reformer • Scholar • Theologian
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Melville, Andrew
Melville, Andrew (1545–1622), Scottish *Presbyterian Reformer and theologian. He was born at Baldovie, nr. Montrose, and educated at St Andrews, where he was the only member of the university who knew Greek. In 1564 he went to Paris to study oriental languages, and thence to Poitiers (1566), where
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Melville, Andrew
Melville, Andrew (1545–1622)After study and teaching in France and Geneva, Melville returned to Scotland (1574), where he provided outstanding leadership for higher education and the Presbyterian church party. A brilliant student, able administrator, and galvanizing teacher, he revived the University
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Melville, Andrew
Melville, Andrew (1545–1622)Scottish reformer; often described as “the Father of Presbyterianism”Born in Angus and educated in Scotland, France, and Switzerland, Melville became a professor of humanity in Geneva in 1569. He returned to Scotland in 1574, filling the vacuum left by Knox’s death two years